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Facades+ New York City 2019

New York, NY – Building Blocks looks forward to the Facades+ symposium and workshop event in New York City next month. The two-day program unites top professionals from design, fabrication, and construction to consider high-performance envelopes in the context of New York City’s architectural landscape. It is hosted by the Architect’s Newspaper.

 

Facades+ New York

April 4-5, 2019

 

Metropolitan West

639 West 46th Street

New York, NY 10036

PCI Convention 2019

Louisville, KY – Building Blocks will attend the PCI Convention in Louisville next month. The four-day program brings together members of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) with industry non-members for the purpose of committee meetings, education courses, and training sessions. The PCI Convention is coupled with The Precast Show tradeshow. The tradeshow is the largest precast-specific trade show in North America. As a result, the combined event brings together over 1,000 attendees.

 

PCI Convention

February 26 – March 2, 2019

 

Kentucky International Convention Center

221 S 4th St

Louisville, KY 40202

 

Brian Graham Joins the Team

Brian Graham

Senior Project Manager

Allentown, PA – Brian Graham joins the Building Blocks team as Senior Project Manager. He will oversee all aspects of construction management for many of the glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) projects that we manufacture and install.

 

Brian brings over 25 years of experience in exterior building envelope construction to the team. He spent 20 of those years in New York City where he managed panelized and handset field installations of glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC), terracotta, ACM, zinc, brick, and EIFS facades. He attributes his career success to the long-term relationships he develops with building owners, developers, contractors and material suppliers.

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Brandon Dotson Joins the Team

Brandon Dotson

Architectural Designer

Chicago, IL – Brandon Dotson joins the Building Blocks team as Architectural Designer. He will collaborate with clients to create project-specific details and system designs.

 

Before joining our team, Brandon worked on projects all over the world including Istanbul, the Bahamas, New York, Miami, and Chicago. He holds a Masters of Architecture from Florida International University.

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James Liu Joins the Team

James Liu

Color Technician

Chicago, IL – James Liu joins the Building Blocks team as Color Technician. He will create the glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) samples that our project partners use to determine the finished look of their building facade projects. James will build and maintain our GFRC sample database to develop color options and product lines.

 

James previously studied pigments and pottery in Jingdazhen, China. He is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a Bachelors of Fine Arts.